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donations and home owners will not be able to deduct their interest, and this area, nobe. north oakland, berkeley and emeryville. >> one business owner says the name nobe may be young and new and fresh but the old name is fine. residents would like this area to remain the golden gate district of north oakland. >> amelia has lived in the north oakland house for 30 years. >> this is a long-standing north oakland community being swallowed up by real estate agents. reporter: she does not like the idea that real estate agents and brokers are selling her neighborhood as nobe. north oakland, berkeley, and emeryville, she says it's a plan to sanitize the year and boast prices. >> we're being a pawn right now in this game of real estate prices and people wanting to think of oakland as only the bad news they see at shootings. >> five shootings in oakland on saturday that left one person dead does nothing for oakland's identity as a destination. real estate brokers say the name change just reflects the revitalization of this area of the city. new restaurants, easy access to transportation, and old
in the oakland area are seeing expanded police and security patrols, this after an increase in burglaries and other crimes. tomas roman is live in the east bay. >> we're here in berkeley at the shopping district, and crime isn't a big problem here. but just over the boredder in oakland, robberies, burglaries and homicides are on the rise and oakland police are asking for help from nearby agencies. >> montclair village is a shopping district that is three blocks long, two blocks wide at the foot of the oakland hills. it's seeing an increase in crime. >> we have been seeing a lot more home invasions and burglaries. so, anything that can help control it, i'm for it. reporter: help is on the way in the form of bail arm company. they will patrol the area in an effort to help the oakland police department. the company will respond to calls from its existing customers as well as any other merchant in need. howard says their presence is being felt. >> we see a fair amount of patrols of the shopping district and come up and down the street. we see a lot of the various alarm companies driving up an
. >>> thank you, career. >> yesterday afternoon in oakland on third street between broadway and frankly was the third homicide this weekend in oakland. john alston said the shooting has raised concerns about growing crime in oakland. >> nearly four hours after the killing the victim's body was removed and oakland police opened up third street between broadway and franklin. the mid-afternoon shooting took place place a few blocks to the entrance of the square where she just attended a social event. >> i feel unsafe in oakland. there's a lot going on and i'm afraid for my children to walk by themselves. i feel it's not older, younger, no one is safe. >> the crime scene is only about four blocks from police headquarters. officers happened to be in the middle of roll call and they got here rather quickly. >> they found a man in the middle of third street who was shot to death by apparently someone who escaped in a vehicle. some residents heard the gunshots. >> i was just thinking that noise we heard could have been gunshots it was pretty loud. then like a couple fire -- sounded like a coupl
in exchange for cash in san francisco and oakland this weekend. the turnout for this gun buyback was unprecedented. people started lining up four hours before it began. the line stretched for blocks in east oakland. everyone was there to exchange their firearms. the deal was you get $200 cash for each working gun you turned in. for a lot of people, connecticut was very much on their minds. >> i think it just puts the whole gun violence in a different perspective. and basically makes everything real. >> getting some guns off the streets, grandkids or kids can't get these guns and kill somebody. >> just as cars were lining up for the buyback, ironically, gunfire hit four people a few blocks away at international and 85th at 7:30 yesterday morning. >>> there was also a long line in san francisco yesterday for a gun buyback. police worked with community groups to get the word out about their program. and so many people responded in san francisco that they ran out of money and had to give people iou's. >> the recent events have really spurred something that i've been thinking about fo
for driving under the influence last friday near the san leandro oakland city line. at a school board meeting this week, james disclosed his arrest and assured the board he learned from his mistake and takes his position very seriously. >>> bart riders can expect to see more police officers in oakland and san francisco today. bart is beefing up police patrols at its stations in downtown san francisco. the goal is to provide for protection for holiday shoppers. >>> in oakland, city police will join bart officers this afternoon in providing escorts for passengers parked at the west oakland station. >>> more bay area headlines. drugs and alcohol are not considered factors in a deadly crash on the san mateo bridge. the accident had traffic backed up for miles. according to investigators, the driver of a honda was flashing hazard lights and slowing down after getting a flat tire. another car failed to slow down and slammed into that honda killing a woman who was sitting in the back seat. >>> the oakland police department avoids a complete federal takeover. now a compliance director will keep track
. >>> two adults and juvenile had been raised for the shooting deaths in oakland. 14-year-old raquel and 15-year-old bobby were gunned down on a quiet street corner. a car drove by and fired at least 36 shots. >>> a 16-year-old boy was accused of paint be bomb threats. this graffiti name add teacher from monta vista high. we have obscured his name to protect his identity. almost identical messages were sprayed on the walls in two other schools in the area. classes were canceled at monta vista hey and neighboring lincoln school. >>> a possible power shift in japan on abc 7 news this morning. >> also in the effort to avoid the fiscal cliff the >> a cyclone that raked sim mow yaw is baring down on fiji. thousandss are left homeless by sigh co cyclone evan. people who survived a deadly 2009 tsunami say this storm is an even worse disaster. tourists are back lacklogged at airports in new zoe land. >> -- new zealand. >> we may get people in the front but they are prit tooefr booked. >>> they are among the tourists who have been evacuatedd from fiji and are camped out trying to find a way home. >>
. it happened yesterday. it was the third homicide this weekend in oakland. john alston said the shooting has raised concerns about growing crime in oakland. >> nearly four hours after the killing the victim's body was removed and oakland police opened up third street between broadway and franklin. the mid-afternoon shooting took place a few blocks to the entrance of the square where she just attended a social event. >> i feel unsafe in oakland. there's a lot going on and i'm afraid for my children to walk by themselves. i feel it's not older, younger, no one is safe. >> the crime scene is only about four blocks from police headquarters. officers happened to be in the middle of roll call and they got here rather quickly. >> they found a man in the middle of third street who was shot to death by apparently someone who escaped in a vehicle. police don't believe it was a random attack. some residents heard the gunshots. >> i was just thinking that noise we heard could have been gunshots it was pretty loud. sounded like a couple firecrackers going off actually. >> detectives hoped to see what hap
charges $5 to park at the west oakland station and stations have pricing in place. bart is taking input on the plan on the web site through december 18th. >> there is some signs today prof gres in the fiscal cliff negotiations. the president still says he won't compromise on demands that the wealthyest americans pay more in tax autos he's not criticizing republicans, either. that is a possible indication that private tuck talk was republican leaders are going along okay. >> move on.org is hosting rallies and pushing for an end to those cuts. abc 7 news is at one of them right now. >> this rally supposed to begin at 4:00 this afternoon. they're slow getting started. there is a couple dozen people here this, he say they're expecting about 400 by later tonight. there were rallies like this around the bay area today in walnut creek and into oakland. outside of the social security administration office a crowd of 50 listened to speakers calling on congress to quote do the right thing. >> tax the super rich. protect the middle class. >> they added don't do anything to cut social security or#'
. >>> the bay area, authorities in san francisco and oakland are working to get guns off the streets. we're live from san francisco hall of justice where a look at the weapons recovered today. reporter: we just learned that actually 425 guns were bought back today. what made this program unique is it was funded by an anonymous door know, giving enough money to get 500 guns off the streets. >> more than 200 people braved long lines and cold temperatures to turn in their guns here at the san francisco omega boys club. many were brought here by the same tragedy. the mass murder of 20 children in connecticut. >> it hit me pretty strong. >> that why you brought the gun? >> absolutely. i never thought about getting rid of them. >> he is a vietnam vet. he says he and his wife sobbed while watching the news. >> seeing what happened yesterday, we got to give -- kids now day goods through. reporter: the gun buyback was funded by an anonymous donor. they contacted the omega boys club in san francisco. the director says the turnout shows both communities care about gun violence. >> when the community says e
to arrive. >>> oakland police are trying to find a killer who shot a man to death in broad daylight in jack london square. it happened yesterday. it was the third homicide this weekend in oakland. john alston said the shooting has raised concerns about growing crime in oakland. >> nearly four hours after the killing the victim's body was removed and oakland police opened up third street between broadway and franklin. the mid-afternoon shooting took place a few blocks to the entrance to jack london square where she just attended a social event. >> i feel unsafe in oakland. there's a lot going on and i'm afraid for my children to walk by themselves. i feel it's not older, younger, no one is safe. >> the crime scene is only about four blocks from police headquarters. officers happened to be in the middle of roll call and they got here rather quickly. >> they found a man in the middle of third street who was shot to death by apparently someone who escaped in a vehicle. police don't believe it was a random attack. some residents heard the gunshots. >> i was just thinking that noise we heard coul
to rob prostitutes. butler has already pleaded guilty and is in prison. >>> oakland police report the arrest of a suspect in a shooting that left a man in serious condition this morning. police say it happened just after 9:00 a.m. near east 31st street and 13th avenue. they say that the suspect shot the victim several times, then ran off and jumped into a car. police did get the license plate number from a witness and caught up with him near the fruitvale district at about 10:30 a.m. they have not yet released the name of the suspect but say a gun was thrown from his car. >>> coming up at 5:30, what oakland police are saying today about the suspect arrested for an attack on an autistic teenager. >>> a big jump in home prices shows the housing market is bouncing back. there was a 6.3% increase in october compared to a year ago. prices were up in a total of 45 states including california. we saw a 9% gain. at 6:00, there are signs after housing boom in one east bay community. the unusual call some homeowners are receiving from realtors. >>> on capitol hill today republicans and demo
: then there was oakland native larry rogers now living in chicago. great snow this weekend so i had to get up here and bring the kid. great time. >>reporter: don't get snow in chicago do you. >> we get snow but we don't get the mountains. we need snow and mountains. thinks perfect. >> holiday lane up perfect for us. holiday where normally only 2 with lining up with the weekend experience in higher than normal volume. today we have already beat budget and seven hours left. >>reporter: bone dry all clear today making it that much easier from the bay area up to the slopes. at blue canyon, abc 7 news. >> national weather service confirms that rare tornado touched down in watsonville over the weekend look at the damp over mess of 75 miles an hour wind across a 20 yard path on saturday. one green house at the nursery here on san andre as road crushed and 4 others damaged. >> tornado about 7:00 o'clock and crew generally starts at 7:00 o'clock so they were just getting the tool and ready to come to the green house to start cutting. and i'm so thankful that nobody was in there. >>reporter: tha
happened. >>reporter: walnut creek, laura anthony abc 7 news. >> oakland signed one of the country most prominent crime fighters to help reverse the spiral of violence in the city. as nick explains bringing in a top cop with very big reputation. >> we have heard from our community members. we have heard their cry loud and clear. >>reporter: police chief jordan not pleased with the spike of crime in oakland. as of november robbery up 24 percent. burglary 43 percent. and to date there have been 127 homicides. >> that's way too many way too many on my watch. i don't want -- i want to change that. >> city manager and mayor at his side oakland top law enforcement officers introduced a two point plan to restrict gun violence and routes crime in oakland. crime fighting measures will include one contracting with the strategic policy partnership that is a group of senior policemanger with proven record of violence reduction. leading that team will be bob of boston and bill brad headed both new york city and los angeles police departments. no. 2, return to neighborhood policing. 5 distin
already. san francisco 51. oakland, 56. 51 in mountain view. 49 in san jose and los gatos. here's a look at our forecast. we will go with some more cold temperatures overnight. definitely get ready for inland frost. clouds and a little cool for our new year's eve. just a few patchy clouds out there. no reason in the accuweather forecast. most of the rain will stay off the coast and then we'll bring on the sunshine for the first day of the new year on tuesday. you can see the closeup satellite, we're clear inland. a few high clouds from north to south thanks to a strong jet stream, and also cold northerly winds. so these winds should die down tonight, giving way to cold temperatures, temperatures north and east bay locations, hovering near the freezing mark, even dropping below that in accept rosa, so 30-degree thrvmentz 43 in san francisco, 39 in recommend. oak learned 38. palo alto, 36. san jose, 35. livermore, down to 29 degrees. if you have any sensitive plants, you may want to cover them, bring them in, and don't forget about the pets. here's the setup for at least the first part of
leandro and oakland up through berkeley and west toward daly city. a few light showers in the city through the san ramon valley and dublin. also hayward and union city, down through castro valley, 280. redwood city. as you head further south from sunnyvale down through cupertino, some very light rain showers. this will be the order of the day. the on and off light rain showers. santa cruz mountains, los gatos. into the afternoon light rain to just dry skies until later on. and that's when the last very strong system comes our way with heavy rain, gusty winds and the potential for flooding. katie. >> thank you, lisa. >> flood warnings are in effect for sonoma county as the water levels in several rivers and creeks continue to rise. we are live in petaluma where willowbrook creek is a good example. k. he ra. >> katie, two days ago willowbrook creek was completely empty. yesterday it filled almost to its limit. it's happening all over sonoma county. rivers and creeks filling either to their limits or unfortunately in some cases over their limits. one man tells us he watched the banks of the r
conditions and unstable atmosphere. wind gusts up to 25 miles an hour. southwest winds at 10. from oakland to sfo, delays not as bad as yesterday, anywhere from 45 minutes. heavy rain, we're behind it now and we're look like for once again tomorrow to be in the rain longer. heavy rain right through the middle of the afternoon. high surf advisory, 16-19 too foot swells. a lot of folks in town to check out maybe some of the surf but please be careful because we're looking at some very dangerous conditions. you can see the system sliding south into the central valley right now. still looking at few showers behind the front. this evening, notice we're still into our break. 7:00 tonight, good idea to get christmas shopping done later on. by this time tomorrow, we'll be in the thick of it. urban and small stream flood advisory likely tomorrow. once again, not only a break tomorrow night but into christmas eve, as well. rainfall amounts, inch and a half central coast to the east bay up to three inches, four inches, the mountains and the north bay mountains. winter storm warning has been extended
's shooting. >> this takes place at st. benedict's church. you have to be a san francisco or oakland resident to take part in the program. you have to choose your residence they are bringing your driver's license or a utility bill. they will pay you for up to three guns and you can leave up to $600. you have to bring the gun unloaded. they will not collect any ammunition. once they collect all of these guns the police the parma will take the guns and ultimately destroy them. the oakland police department tells us that will melt down the guns and use the metal to creek park benches. >> can you find out if they have been able to show that this has made a difference? >> absolutely, this is the first buyback at this boys club. they stated they dealt directly with use because they do not want them to be getting their hands on guns. stay with kron4 dot com as we continue to a give you more coverage. >> we will take a quick look outside checking our own weather. it is looking a little gray outside. it is also potentially chilly. >> it is so cold outside. we are below freezing in a number of areas. a
as predicted by the mayans? as a result, a's owner sent a letter to oakland mayor requesting a five-year extension to remain in oakland. the a's lease is up next season at coliseum. wolf still wants to move the a's ultimately to san jose but the team needs a place to play in the meantime,. that is wrap on morning sports. have a great weekend everybody. i'm larry beil. >>> coming up next, the storm is bringing more snow to the sierra. we'll tell you how much could fall this weekend. >> live in san mateo where the wind and rain are steadily coming down. we'll have the live report after the break and let you know how long it will last. it's time to change the way we clean. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it attacks tough stains and kills 99.9% of germs. new lysol power & free. powerful cleaning that's family friendly. another step forward in our mission for health. >> katie: let us star
death of two teenagers in oakland last month. a 15-year-old and her best friend were gunned down on a quiet strait corners. the girls were standing on the 2600 block of menna avenue when a car drove by and fired at least 36 shots. >>> a 16-year-old boy is accused of spray painting bomb threats that shutdown two schools in the south bay. more on that later. but coming up next, the change of the guard in japan. the nation celebrating new leadership after today's parlimentary elections. and a top republican offers to raise taxes on the wealthy, the very wealthy. we'll tell you what h >>> new this morning japan's liberal democratic party has won the election and a former prial minister -- and a former prime minister. he resigned for health reasons in 2007 after only one year in office. now a second chance to lead japan out of the economic slump. egypt's islamists are claiming a majority vote on that country's proposed charter. they have a narrow majority in the first round of a referendum on the constitution. this morning the brotherhood's own count shows 57% of the initial 26 millio
now in west oakland a rally to save liberty hall. a national landmark for the people of oakland. property on the 1400 block of 8th street is known as the marcus grafshy building. it's the current home of the nonprofit overcomers with hope. it was sold to a hedge fund. >> oakland police chief seems to have received more than his share of bad news this year. >> today, he got a break from that and a big thank you from school students. >> abc 7 was there. >> happening now, here in oakland, police chief gets a bunch of thank yous that, is something that doesn't happen every day. letters of gratitude from a group of second graders. the letters written in september, the kids thankful to the police for protecting them, keeping their city safe. the chief said when he read them, he couldn't resist thanking the kids himself, in person, and today, did he just that. >> this is important to come out to let them know that their letters didn't end up on a desk and someone else reads it. i read all of them and was very moved by it. i wanted to thank them, they took time to write it. i thought it
is the center of a controversy. it's a way to help decrease violence in oakland so why would any one be against it? that story ahead. >>> hundreds of nurses in the bay area are oursing the holiday bay area are oursing the holiday season to send a and... take care of them, you know? i feel like we've come full circle. like that! this is how i'll do it. sarah: there you go. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half that's not half! guys, i have more! thanks mom [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin [ female announcer ] holiday cookies are a big job. everything has to be just right. perfection is in the details. ♪ get to holiday fun faster with pillsbury cookie dough. >> welcome back everyone. vigils honoring those killed are being held around the nation including here in the bay area. we are of course talking about newtown, connecticut. there is a service at saint mary's cathedral this morning. grace cathedral brought together people to show prayers for the families of the connecticut school trage
was airlift today children's hospital in oakland. the adult was taken to a hospital in brentwood. >> in other news a san francisco elementary school is working to try to stop the spread of a gastro outbreak. abc7 news tells us what is being done about it. >> the number of students are absent or become ill at school with gastro enteritis. it includes vomiting, diarrhea, nausea and or stomach cramps. >> she knew something was going around but she wasn't notified. >> i heard yesterday about 28 kids were out. >> her son was sick last week. >> the day before thanksgiving he was fine and then on thanksgiving he woke up really sick from his stomach. he wasn't able to eat any turkey or any of that. >> an administrator with the school told me nearly 150 schools and faculty members stayed home. the aftercare program ran as scheduled but with precaution. >> we were given mats because 150 children are sick so we want to help them as much as we can but we also want to protect ourselves at the same time. >> some of the students may have been kept home as a precaution. the campus has been sanitizing the sch
of an oakland church group who were robbed in florida are learning firsthand about giving back. the group is from a ministry that arrived thursday in fort lauderdale for a youth conference. while they were out getting lunch someone broke into their van and stole their money, $12,000. several floridians heard the story and stepped forward. >> i have a little something here, i have $15,000. >> oh, my god! >> wow! >> she is just speechless. after that stunning gift, another man treated the group to lunch. the group will be home monday with the story to tell about strangers and their kindness. >> they are going modern. the old logo, check it out from the last, and the new one on the right. the older, more traditional symbol will appear on official university documents but the new one that has the letter "c" at the bottom of a stylized open book, it will appear on marketing and websites. they wanted something more user-friendly. >>> the winner of the large power ball jackpot claimed his prize. he lives in arizona, he's in his 30s, he's married and has a, quote, regular job. the mystery winner
will have much more on this coming up at 7:00 a.m.. >>> members of an oakland church group who were robbed in florida are learning firsthand about giving back. international ministry that arrived thursday in fort lauderdale for a youth conference. while they were out getting lunch someone broke into their van and stole their money, $12,000. several floridians heard the story and stepped forward. >> i have a little something here, i have $15,000. >> oh, my god! >> wow! after that stunning gift, another man treated the group to lunch. the group will be home monday with the story to tell about strangers and their kindness. >> the university ever california is going modern, or at least their logo is. old logo on the left, the new one on the right. the older, more traditional symbol will appear on official university documents but the new one that has the letter "c" at the bottom of a stylized open book, it will appear on marketing materials and websites. they wanted something more user-friendly. >> the times are changing. >> yeah. >> weather is changing, too? >> yes. we are looking at temperat
, up to 52 miles an hour at the airport. 31 wind gusts in oakland. lighter south winds but back to the radar we'll take you on a tour here with the heaviest rain from rohnert park, to santa rosa but the back edge of it will be clear in the north bay within the next hour. late rain from the peninsula down through san mateo, redwood city, over to union city. thunderstorms here from davenport, boulder creek, lighter rain as you get into the rain shadow from campbell and san jose. more moderate rain from the san ramon valley, 580, walnut creek, everybody looking at heavy rain. look at i-80, a heavier cell, watch out benicia and concord, american canyon, as well. temperatures in the upper 40s to the mid 50s right now. south winds keeping us mild. heavy rain this morning, scattered thunderstorms, gusty winds and then we'll do it all over again tomorrow morning. a little break comes this afternoon and tonight. high surf advisory this afternoon with northwest swells up to 19 feet. the system right now pushing through the bay area but we have unstable air associated with it. that is goin
to 38 meals an hour in oakland with a wind advisory through 1:00 in the north bay and 2:00 through the south bay. continues to increase throughout the morning hours. we clear up, though, the second half of the day. >> all of the windy rainy weather is churning up the waves in pacifica, forcing the peer to close. that is where we find keira clapper. >> good morning. >> the wind has picked up. it is blowing us over really. my photographer is bracing herself as she holds the camera here in pacifica. the peer is is closed. the rain is is steady but the wind making everything so treacherous it morning. the ocean is already coming oh over and breaking over the sea wall. as you can see the water is gusting as well. what is interesting is the waves themselves are smaller now that the wind is picking up but people across the coast across the bay area coast can expect anywhere from 16-foot waves today. as you you can imagine there aren't many people coming out. people are weein being warned e on alert for waves like this. because the is so awful, really no one is is out today. we did catch o
at the airports in oakland and san jose. >> some people like the stormy watches, we'll take you up to tahoe. >> keep the clubs at home. the rain put a big damper on this man's weekend plays. live doppler 7hd showing scattered showers. you can track all our winter storms at any time at abc7.com. >> ama: taking a live look outside right now at the golden gate bridge there are breaks in the clouds but the roads are still wet. you can get weather alerts through our twitter feed and leigh is tracking the storm and will bring you an update in a few minutes. >>> the storm brought a lot of snow to the tahoe area. skiered and boarders are thrilled. this is video from earlier today of heavenly mountain. from the resorts sports network camera. up to five feet of snow is expected in the higher elevations of the sierra nevada. here's a live look at the heavenly cam. chains are required for all vehicles except for those with four-wheel drive. >> look out for this water hazard. you're looking at you report video shot from the 1st hole at the winthrop golf club. that is when you could still see some of the
that had will the royals laughing takes a tragic turn. a oakland church group, how their shock turned to despair >> katie: british hospital that got a crank call about kate's pregnancy have formally protested the stunt. here is the latest from london. >> radio station is saying the center of a firestorm. >> amidst an outpouring of anger radio heofs have been taken off the air but the company they work for refuses to fire them or condemn them. >> its bitterly to be drawing conclusions i think a tragic matter. our main concern is for the family. they could have reasonably foreseen this is going to be resolved. >>. >> the prank had been cleared by the australian radio station's lawyers. the two djs had been gloating about the successful calls to the hospital which they pretended to be the queen and prince charles and got information. >> we are expecting to be hung up. we didn't know what to say. >> now the entire world is talking as australians learned the suicide of the nurse who answered the phone at the exclusive king edward vii private hospital, evulsion engulfed the radio hosts. twi
. and the winds have been gusting to 20 miles an hour in oakland. at least 15 miles an hour around mountain view and hayward. and also our coast. 32 miles an hour wind gusts half moon bay. so between pacifica and half moon bay we have the heavier rain. lighter rain from walt nut creek to berkeley. you see a darker shade of green right across the bay. and down around half moon bay, light rain right now but you see from the santa cruz mountains we have the moisture beginning to pick up along the mountains here. this will continue throughout the rest of the morning hours. in fact, the loop of the past several hours, and you will see how the darker yellows get into play here. also up in the north bay. pretty soon this all pushes on shore here. 48 antioch with a light rain in fairfield. heavy rain, gusty winds this morning, clearing out by the afternoon and evening hours. dry tomorrow for christmas day. the wind advisory through 1:00 in the north bay and 3:00 for san francisco. and the southern salinas valley. possibility of some locally heavy rain, downed trees and power lines certainly a possibilit
is expected to visit in the coming days. well, in the east bay an oakland mother is recovering after being hit bay stray bullet while attending christmas church services. and she spoke exclusively with abc 7 news reporter nick smith from her hospital bed. >> i looked back and i saw a bullet coming at my son's head and i threw myself over my son. >> maria spoke to me from her hospital bed after a night at church took a violent turn and left her seriously he wounded. >> we were at church with my daughter and some people passed by shooting at the church. >> reporter: her pastor was telling the story about the birth of christ when out of no where he heard. >> boom, boom, boom, boom. i was scared. i said to people -- said go down. as fast as you can. >> reporter: at least four bullets pierced through the walls and directly in the path of parishonners. she moved quickly but her instincts to shield her children put her in the direct path of one of of the bullets. >> i got shot in the lung and it injured my intestine and my stomach. >> reporter: there were more than 100 parishonners attending a christ
. scenes like this kept oakland public works crews busy. one official said when you see flooding like this you can blame leaves or litter clogging up storm drains. >> a spinout in antioch damaged three cars and a child and an adult to the hospital. it happened on highway 4. the chp can't confirm initial reports that the child was ejected from the car, but we do know the three-year-old boy was airlifted to the children's hospital in oakland. adult was taken to a hospital in brentwood. >> other news, san francisco elementary school is working to try to stop the spread of a gastro enter its out break. ama daetz tells us what is being done about it. >> a letter was given to the students to take home to the parents. jennifer knew that something was going around but wasn't notified. >> i heard about 28 kids were out. >> the day before thanksgiving we were fine. then on thanksgiving he woke up really sick in the stomach. he wasn't able to eat turkey or any of that. >> an administrator says 150 students and faculty members were affected. >> we were given that because something like 150 childr
down around san jose. look at livermore, 41 miles an hour. just got a report from the oakland airport with the wind gust of 45 miles an hour. so if you are not getting the heavy, heavy rain in the south bay, you are getting the wind and the rain in the east bay from 680 to 80. take a look north of richmond, venire shaw, concord, and it's come down harder now. sycamore valley road and it's beginning to pick up a little bit in san francisco. but it's still well up in the north bay. you are getting the very gusty winds and some of the rain moving sideways now. fremont lighter rain. campbell and san jose you are quiet but the santa cruz mountains we are looking at more rain. we will be watching the rivers, too. carolyn. >> thank you, lisa. we are staying on top of any problems this morning's storm is creating on bay area roads. let's take a live look. the golden gate bridge where traffic seems to be just rolling along. keep in mind there are high wind advisories for all the bay area bridges. this is the san mateo bridge. traffic flowing but wind really whipping around. you know already th
in effect. and oakland, 36 miles an hour. you can see all across the bay area, santa rosa from 41 miles an hour to san jose. we have the wind, we have the rain, we have a flash flood watch through the evening hours. so the heaviest rain will continue to sink to the south of us throughout the morning hours and the wind advisory is up through noon today. we are looking at south winds anywhere from 20 to 30 miles an hour and we are seeing the gusts already up to 50 miles an hour. so here we are on track to see the heaviest rain from the north bay into the central bay within the next hour. so stay with us. we will keep you updated. carolyn. >> thank you, lisa. with all that going on and this series of storms the rivers are rising throughout the bay area. there's a flat warning this morning for the napa river. that's where abc7 news reporter kera clapper joins us live. how is it looking so far? >> good morning, carolyn. this early in the morning things aren't looking too bad which is a good thing, which doesn't mean there aren't concerns later today. adam shows you the river. there are carry
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. fairfield, 25 degrees, 29 in live mofr -- livermore, chilly in redwood city, 31 degrees. oakland, 26 degrees, record cold there. 33 in santa cruz. we're headed towards another cold night. temperatures upper 40s to about upper 50s so on]1[> the chilly side.r?ñ 40 to 50 this evening. frosty cold conditions, upper ]$2 low 40s for afternoon, mostly sunny skies with row low to mid-50s. i'll be back to tell when you rain will arrive and when chill will start to back off, we'll get milder air coming fp= for the night. >> still ahead on abc 7 news at 4:00 new rules to help protect your child's privacy online. >> it's a bird, it's a plane. actually, it's part of the tallest building in the nation's largest city. we'll explain. >> and checking your traffic at 4:12 on the screen, you're in good shape heading down to the peninsula. left side, if you're head together lower deck of the bay bridge going over to oakland, you're face something traffic this afternoon. this afternoon. keep it here,ñtútcúññÑ!ó!6ñztrp you know how much grandma wanted to be here for your fist christmas? you see grandma
american wind gusts. hercules more moderate rain. in oakland light it moderate rain and westward on to peninsula the spotty light rain. and heavier rain along the coast is about to move in. things are certainly tick piing up as the rain pushes along the coastline here. in fact, the system is still far to the north. we will look for the rain and wind to stay with us all morning long into a portion of the afternoon. we will time that off. talk about christmas eve. a dry christmas eve. christmas day we are still looking at more rain. that's all coming up in a few minutes. >> look forward to it. thank you, lisa. this wind and rain are churning up the surf along the coast. abc7 news reporter kera clapper is live in pacifica. good morning, kera. are you getting pounded? >> yes, carolyn. good morning. the wind is really picking up here. my photographer had to hold the tripod and camera so they wouldn't blow over receipt before i came on air. the pinned, as i said, picking up and blowing the rain really hard horizontally at some points. now you see it's a moderate rain. but it's steady.
international and causing a landslide in oakland, almost crushing one driver to death. >> i heard this bounce directly off my roof. feel pretty lucky. >> reporter: and the snow started falling here in indianapolis just a short time ago. it's expected to continue falling late into the evening. from here, the storm moves to the busy northeast corridor late tonight into tomorrow morning. and where it's expected to create major travel delays there, as well. josh? >> thanks for that, alex. >>> we're going to turn to new details about that shocking christmas crime in upstate new york. a gunman who ambushed and killed two firefighters left behind a chilling note about his deadly plan. with more, abc's linsey davis is here with the latest. this is a tough one. >> reporter: it really is. lots of new developments to report, including that the death toll has risen to three. and the gun recovered by police, a military-style semiautomatic bushmaster, the same used in the elementary school massacre in newtown, connecticut. investigators continue to comb through what's left of this webster home. the scene o
warning for the north bay set to expire at 8 a.m. santa rosa at 27 degrees. 28 in napa and 38 in oakland. a little warmer 41 in san francisco. we are going to warm up to the low to mid-50s by the time this afternoon rolls around. plenty of sunshine and then the rain returns through the weekend. >>> inzbram creates an online uproar, telling users their photos may be turned into internet ads. now the website promises to review that policy. this morning we'll show you why instagram's giant price tag is at the heart of it. >> they have to make good on a promise to facebook that they're worth hundreds of millions of dollars. >>> and the government tells paula broadwell she'll not be charged with stalking jill kelley. we'll ask why they decided to drop the case on "cbs this morning." ♪ [ male announcer ] every time you say no to a cigarette you celebrate a little win. nicorette gum helps calm your cravings and makes you less irritable. quit one cigarette at a time. looks like your bags didn't make it. we'll send them to your hotel. [ sad music playing ] this is fun. [ sad music continues ] [
reporter allen wong has more from oakland. >> as news of the tragedy in connecticut spread, so did a sense of insecurity in schools across the bay area. >> it reminded me to appreciate what i have and to draw my loved ones closer. >> in oakland city police officers were available for any schools to offer safety advice and a sense of reassurance. >> it is totally wrong. because like they are killing little kids. >> in union city the school district will have the first ever active shooter drill next march. officials are keenly aware of how this tragedy might affect younger students. >> with younger children it's a fire drill like earthquake drill like maneuver where you are reassuring your children and moving the children around. >> district psychologists were coaching faculty members on how to spot signs of distress in kids and how to respond when they come back next week. >> let them know every once in a while this kind of thing does happen but it rarely happens and there are adults there that they can go to when they are feeling afraid. >> in san francisco it was gut check time. school of
of western maryland. 27 frostburg, 25 in oakland. there are a number of winter weather advisories around the greater baltimore area. the entire northern portions of the state. baltimore city and southern baltimore county not under that winter weather advisory. so most likely portions to the south of the city are going to see mostly a rain/snow mix when all this is said and done. your forecast for today, temperatures 33 to 38. five to ten miles per hour. snow more north and west, less to the south, most likely a rain/slow mix to the south. current weather. there's that break that we saw on hd doppler, moisture to the south and to the north and west as we pull out here, you'll get a better idea as to the two systems that we're watching here. there's a third one behind this. it's a little smaller. this is coming out of the gulf of mexico working its way up the east coast. this would really be a mess if it was moving more inwards here. but because of this trough, you're keeping it close to the side. you can see that well defined trough is causing that pipeline there to give us some clear con
all the way across this great land of ours coast to coast all the way from oakland, california, to washington, d.c. brought to you today by the international association of iron workers goodmen and women of the iron workers under president walter wise. the sky is the limit for them. you bet. you can find out more about their important work and their great work at iron workers.org. oakland to washington, d.c. >> that's the territory covered by our good friend congress woman barbara lee joining us on our news line this morning. hey, congress woman. always good to talk with you. >> hi, bill. good to talk to you >> bill: i want to ask you about the latest on the fiscal cliff, but first a lot of focus, of course, everywhere in this lan on what we are going to do after this horrific massacre at sandy hook elementary school up in newtown, connecticut, on friday. that brought the nation's attention, but, you know, every day in the streets of oakland and other cities of this country, you know that better than anyone congresswoman. do you think this is
-mail yesterday from a woman in oakland. joy and the woman said -- >> and the woman said i found a dog four days ago running around lake merritt. i could tell it was probably lost. i brought it home. i think it is your dog. >> thank you everybody so much. >> it definitely was lola. the woman who found the dog called us first and we gave tracy's e-mail to her. >>> well, we will be back in just a minute with more live team coverage of the big storm hitting the bay area right now. here is a live look at doppler 7hd and as lisa has been telling you lots of rain everywhere. fair field, novato, san francisco, everybody getting slammed. she will be back with the up to the minute forecast coming right up. and the announcement expected tomorrow from the u.s. supreme court that could have gay and lesbian couples across ca ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. pe
the oakland police department for injuries sustained during and occupy protest last year. scott olsen suffered a fractured skull and was placed in a medically induced coma after authorities fired non-lethal projectiles into a crowd of demonstrators. you can go to democracynow.org to see our interview with scott olsen. democratic senator daniel inouye of hawaii has died at the age of 88. the most senior member of the senate with 49 years in office, he was the first japanese- american to serve in either chamber of commerce. -- chamber of congress. he set in motion a process that ultimately saw the u.s. apologize and pay compensation to victims of japanese internment during the second world war. and those are some of the headlines. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. residents of newtown, connecticut, have begun holding the first of many funerals for the 27 victims killed in friday's shooting rampage at sandy hook elementary school. on monday, noah pozner and jack pinto -- both 6 years old -- were laid to rest in small caskets. rabbi edgar gluck
down just a tad. we are down 49. 32 in oakland. 55 ocean city. wow, it got warm down there. 52 in d.c. to the west of us down in the low 40s west of us. westminster down in the mid 40s. mild by the bay. we still have that breeze but it will be calming down tonight somewhat. 10, 20, as you can see. still kind of breezy. if you are heading out temps in the 40s with the wind 10-15 miles per hour. it it will feel like 38, 39, 40. dress for a chillier night. the storm that gave us showers, drizzle, rain, off to the east. up in caribou they may see some snow today. to the west of us a little bit of light snow developing over the southern portion of minnesota. iowa, south dakota, north dakota, a little bit of stuff there. a new storm developing in the rockies is going to head out to the plains. has some energy from the gulf of mexico. warm, moist air behind it. cold air moving in. they could see near blizzard conditions by thursday out across minnesota, nebraska, this area right through here. a stripe of maybe heavy wind-blown snow. that cold airy ventionly is going to be heading out to th
sunday. the second child for the star and fichlt and fiance eric johnson. >>> oakland boys saying amazing grace for george h.w. bush sunday. former president was moved out of intensive care at a houston hospital. ♪ i once was lost but now i'm found was blind ♪ >> first lady barbara bush called the band one of her husband's favorites and asked them to serenade him while he was in the hospital suffering from bronchitis and other related issues. al roker is in pasadena. lucky guy. >> announcer: "today's" weather is brought to you by ankkellogg special k products. >> awful nice of you, andrea. thank you very much. we are literally riding high, 17 feet in the air, this is the rfd tv float. it is a giant john deere tractor. take a look at our other camera, all the detail. you see tea leaves, parsley covering this, aall these flowers. it is awfully cool. we'll have 13 vintage tractors following them here on the rose parade route that kicks off tomorrow, 11:00 am rrow at 11:0 8:00.m. pacific time. let's get you caught up as far as the weather is concerned. we are looking at new year's eve day
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